What Is a Speech-Language Pathologist?

Speech-language pathologists also referred to as (Speech Therapists) or SLP’s are trained professionals who can assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication (pragmatics), swallowing, feeding and voice disorders in children and adults. Speech-language pathologists work to educate the public and fellow professionals regarding the above. A speech-language pathologist can work with medically induced speech and language disorders educational settings and/or enhance communication strategies for corporations and businesses.


  • Eliminate frustration
  • Facilitate communication
  • Facilitate confidence and self esteem with communication
  • Academic readiness with early language development
  • Safest least restrictive diet texture
  • Improve overall quality of life!



Upper East Side Speech PathologistMs. King is a medically based speech-language pathologist with many years working with infants through geriatrics who suffer from a variety of neurological disorders resulting in a loss or difficulty with the ability to communicate and/ or swallow. Ms. King is accredited with the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, National Aphasia Association, National Stroke Association and New York State Speech Language-Hearing Association. Her publication, "Individualizing Speech Therapy Goals in a Group Setting: An Aphasia Viewpoint,” was recently published in The National Stroke Association’s publication, StrokeSmart, among others. A skilled lecturer, Ms. King is a featured guest with the New York Metropolitan Area Stroke Coordinators’ Consortium on the use of speech-language pathology with aphasia in addition to several others. Ms. King is a versatile experienced clinician who is prepared to treat communication disorders basic to complex, with an area of focus on adults, geriatrics and feeding.

"I am a medically based SLP who has extensive experience with infants through adults not only in the areas of speech, voice, language, swallowing and feeding (asha sig 13) but trach's and speaking valves as well. My experience working in the NICU, St.Mary's special population, early intervention (medically complex), Mount Sinai Medical Center, Mount Sinai Queens and my own son (age 6) feeding challenges; motivated my decision to launch a private practice among the swallowing, feeding and brain injured population."

Ms. King is currently offering a variety of services including home based, tele-health, office and a skilled speech therapy aphasia group for individuals with Aphasia, apraxia and dysarthria secondary to stroke and/or brain injury.

Business Hours

Monday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm